Chocolate Orange Cookies

Recipe for Chocolate Orange Cookies at the bottom of the page.

Are you looking for a last minute cookie for your get together this weekend? Have we got a goodie for you!! These chewy chocolate orange cookies will WOW all your friends and family.

Santa would love these beside the fireplace as he makes his rounds on Sunday. Add a nice glass of milk and he’ll raid your cookie jar too looking for more. He might even leave you a few extra gifts. Santa is easily swayed with yummy treats you know.

Make a double batch and stick some in the freezer for your New Year’s Eve party. What a great way to ring in the new year. I think they would pair well with a cocktail. Try one with a White Russian or Mudslide. Yum!

Have you heard our episode on cooking with kids? Listen to that HERE These cookies would be fun to make with the kiddos.

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Chocolate Orange Cookies

Make these chewy chocolate orange cookies for your gatherings this weekend. Your guests will be so impressed
Course Dessert


  • Pizza Peel


  • 2 sticks room temperature Butter
  • ¾ Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • ¾ Cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 ½ t Vanilla
  • Zest of one Large Orange
  • 2 ¼ Cup Flour
  • ¼ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 ½ t Baking Soda
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips


  • In a the bowl of your stand mixer cream together the butter and sugars until well combined.
  • Add eggs, vanilla, and zest.
  • Then add in the remaining ingredients and mix until all are well combined.
  • Refrigerate cookies for one hour before baking.
  • Using a spoon or disher, shape the dough into cookies and place on a prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 9 minutes turning them half way through.
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest on cooling rack.


These cookies remain chewy even when they are fully cooked. 
If you like your cookies to spread out more and be a larger shape then skip the refrigeration. If you like them to stay a little smaller and rise more, make sure to refrigerate. 
Author: Lauren

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